Homestead Living, Inc. - Waunakee, WI

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  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Available
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Aging in Place
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Podiatrist Available
  • Physical Therapy Available
  • Occupational Therapy Available
  • Speech Therapy Available
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Beauty & Barber Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking Allowed in Private Areas Indoors
  • No Smoking Allowed in Public Areas Indoors
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Hospice Available
  • Respite Available
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Male Residents Accepted
  • Doctor on Call
  • Nurse on Call

Customer Reviews

Thank you Homestead

My mother is safe and very well cared for. The staff is very caring. The facility is small and home-like. There is a lot of one on one attention. The backyard is very nice. We are always very welcome when we visit.

We appreciate Homestead!

In January 2014 it was necessary to find a memory care facility for Dad, who had just come under hospice care. Homestead was highly recommended by the an organization which has staff placed in various memory care and assisted living facilities in the Madison area. We did our homework and Homestead definitely turned not just to be the best facility, but the best home for our Dad. We have no regrets.
Homestead staff is loving and competent. They do their work with good humor – they’re fun and funny. The activity coordinator is great with the residents and she schedules live musicians, various groups of young people to come and play and interact with Dad and other residents, and even a KinderMusik class which meets weekly in the family room. It is a wonderful sight to see residents sitting in a big circle around the instructor, the babies and their parents as they all move and respond to music. There are many other activities available and always something happening at Homestead!
The cook prepares healthy, tasty meals and tries to use locally-sourced ingredients when in season. Homestead has a lovely backyard and patio, and just new in the summer of 2016 is an honest-to-goodness vegetable garden planned and installed by the daughter of one of the residents with the support and funding by the owners of the facility.
Homestead is small (16 residents), with a good staff/resident ratio. Families of residents are very involved at Homestead and it has been amazing how we have gotten to know and support each other and their loved ones as well and meet for lunch outside of the facility. Homestead is not inexpensive, but we think it’s a better value than other local top-quality facilities.
Even though we live in Madison, it’s worth driving and we visit Dad daily. We appreciate and thank you, staff and owners, [Removed] and [Removed] !

Heidi Armbruster

Local Representative

We so appreciate having you and your Dad as part of the Homestead Family! You are all so very loving and supportive, he is a lucky man to have such great family members and advocates!

food

not clean or staff did not wear gloves when meal preparing.
cook never checks temperature of food-many times my mother was ill.

Heidi Armbruster

Local Representative

Our cook always wears gloves and food is cooked to the temperatures prescribed by our DHS 83 regulations. I'm so sorry this was your experience. I wish that you had brought your concerns to us at the time.

This was the priciest place...

This was the priciest place we visited and there were no toilets or sinks in the room.

Heidi Armbruster

Local Representative

Our home has been designed with resident safety as our primary concern. A private bathroom presents serious risks for people living with Alzheimer's and other Dementias.
Because we offer person-centered Memory Care and assistance with all aspects of daily living, our rates are higher than most independent living communities, but they are very fair in comparison with our immediate Memory Care competitors.

Owner said probably couldn't take a h...

Owner said probably couldn't take a heavier care person like Mom right now, but highly recommends Homestead.

Heidi Armbruster

Local Representative

I'm the Owner at Homestead Living and I'm surprised that was your experience. We pride ourselves on a very high Staff to Resident Ratio, specifically in order that we might be able to care for people with higher acuity, advanced disease progression, and heavy needs. We are firm advocates of Aging in Place and very accustomed to working with residents who have higher needs. Without more information specifically about your family, I can't speak further to your experience, except to offer my sincere apologies.

great place. everyone there was fanta...

great place. everyone there was fantastic and I'd highly recommend it

Heidi Armbruster

Local Representative

Thank you so much! I'm thrilled to hear that you were satisfied with your experience at Homestead.

From the Office

Homestead Living is located in the village of Waunakee, WI. Nearby are health care clinics, dentists, churches and restaurants. Right outside our doors are mature trees and flowers, all at the end of a quiet street. Homestead Living, Inc. has been a family owned and operated facility for the last 25 years.
The purpose of Homestead Living is to provide a caring place for persons with Alzheimer’s or other dementias which has all the elements needed to foster a genuine sense of security and joy; where seniors can live to their full potential, families and friends will want to visit and linger, and caregivers will fulfill the highest calling of their chosen profession. We achieve this purpose by working diligently to discover and meet the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of residents as individuals and by approaching our work truly as teamwork. Homestead's list of amenities includes salon services, at least one registered nurse on site at all times, medication management, and a food service director. Our staff training and staff/resident ratio supports our purpose. Homestead Living is a community of people, rather than a building. You will feel the difference when you visit.

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